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Web-based training moves to next phase

The Center for Social Innovation, in partnership with Center for Urban Community Services and researchers at Columbia University, has received additional funding from NIMH to further develop and test a web-based CTI training and implementation support model for social workers and other staff working with homeless persons.  This follows a successful pilot effort carried out

NAEH conference features CTI sessions on working with singles & families

The annual conference of the National Alliance to End Homelessness held in July in Washington, DC featured two workshops on CTI.  The first, co-led by Dan Herman of Columbia University & NYS Psychiatric Institute and Laura Morris of Resources for Human Development, Inc. will focused on working with single adults, while the second workshop, focused

NIH conference features web-based training pilot

Jeffrey Olivet and Sam Johnston (both from the Center for Social Innovation) and Dan Herman (Columbia University & New York State Psychiatric Institute) led a panel presentation at the 3rd Annual NIH Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation held in Bethesda on March 15 and 16, 2010.  The team described findings from their

Columbia approves CTI course

Columbia University will offer the first academic course on CTI to social work graduate students.  Entitled, Facilitating Continuity of Care for Vulnerable Populations in Critical Transitions: Applications of CTI, the course is part of the school’s advanced generalist practice sequence.  Dr. Fang-pei Chen, an assistant professor at the school, plans to offer the seven week

Web-based training evaluation report released

The Center for Social Innovation has issued a final evaluation report on its NIMH-funded effort to develop and pilot test a web-based CTI training and implementation support model for social workers and other staff working with homeless persons.  This innovative project, which brought together experts in CTI, adult and team-based learning theories and multi-media technology,

CTI presented at NIMH outreach partnership annual meeting

Dan Herman of the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and New York State Psychiatric Institute gave an invited presentation on CTI at the 2009 meeting of the NIMH Outreach Partnership Program in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 30.  The program partners with national and state organizations, including local branches of NAMI and mental

Center for Social Innovation launches online training project

The Center for Social Innovation (formerly the Institute on Homelessness and Trauma) has launched a new initiative to provide online training for social workers on evidence-based practices. Funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, this innovative effort will reach social workers who might not otherwise be able to access training, and improve care by